This year we’ve seen dramatic developments in the movement to transform healthcare.
December 23, 2015

StartUp Health’s Digital Health Predictions for 2016

This year we’ve seen dramatic developments in the movement to transform healthcare. The digital health ecosystem has matured, becoming a significant part of the healthcare economy. The future’s bright, but there’s still much work to be done. With 2015 giving some hints of what’s to come, check out our healthcare predictions for 2016.


Year End Digital Health Funding Rankings

While 2014 was the year that digital health broke out, 2015 was the year the ecosystem hit its stride. See more:

Open Data’s Potential in Healthcare

On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Andy Krackov from the California HealthCare Foundation discusses the tremendous potential open data has to raise awareness, change policy and impact behavior change -- and how CHCF is involved with this change.

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Andy Krackov, California HealthCare Foundation

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So far, digital health companies have raised $5.8B in 2015, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors
Clover Health $35.0M Sequoia Capital
WellDoc $22.0M Excel Venture Management, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Hudson River Capital Partners, Samsung Ventures, Adage Capital Management, Alexandria Venture Investments
Sophia Genetics $15.0M Marc Coucke
PROFUSA $13.2M Asset Management Ventures, 3E Bioventures, Qihoo 360
MD Insider $12.0M Summation Health Ventures, MemorialCare Health System, Angels
Brain Tunnelgenix $9.1M Undisclosed
ReliefBand Technologies $5.0M PathoCapital
Clariture Health $3.5M Martin Ventures
WHOOP $3.0M Infosys
Chiron Health $2.3M Floodgate, Capital Factory, Martin Ventures
Hexoskin $1.0M Anges Québec Capital Fund
2015: The Year Digital Health Hit Its Stride

While 2014 was the year that digital health broke out, 2015 was the year the ecosystem hit its stride.

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